Few things are as uncomfortable and unsightly as a cold sore. Cold sores are a blister that appears on or around a person’s mouth, caused by an inflammation with the herpes simplex virus. Normally, the most likely place to find a cold sore is on or around the mouth, although they can appear on other areas of the body, such as the nose, cheeks, or even fingers.
At least 90 percent of people experience a cold sore or two at some point in their lives; knowing what they look like in combination with how to combat them naturally will ensure that the life of that unsightly blister will be decidedly shorter than letting it run its course naturally. Here are some simple home remedies that have been proven to eradicate cold sores and even prevent their return: